After I had made my first Hogwarts scarf, a friend of mine asked me if I could make one for her as well, just not so big (she lives even farther south than I do, so it doesn’t get very cold, even in the winter). I thought about it for a while until inspiration struck me. Why not make it flat? So here’s the pattern for my flat version of my Gryffindor scarf, with a slight stripe variation.
2 skeins main color yarn (for my Ravenclaw scarf, I used Caron Simply Soft Dk. Country Blue, and for my Gryffindor, I used Loops & Threads Impeccable Burgundy)
1 skein contrast color yarn (again, worsted weight, I used Caron Simply Soft Heather Gray, or Vanna’s Choice Mustard)
Size 7 needles
Step 1: Cast on 55 stitches of the main color
Step 2: Slip one stitch knit-wise, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1 until end of row (single stitch ribbing)
Step 3: Repeat previous step 29 more times so that you have 30 rows of the main color
Step 4: Change to contrast color and rib three rows just as you did with the main color, but don’t slip the first stitch of the first row
Step 5: Switch back to main color and rib five rows without slipping the first stitch of the first row
Step 6: Change again to contrast color and rib three rows without slipping the first stitch of the first row
Step 7: Repeat step 2
Step 8: Repeat from step 3 to step 7 until you have ten sets of stripes
Step 9: Finish up by casting off and sewing in all the ends.
Step 10: To add the fringe, cut many many 6 inch lengths of the main color. Add fringe on about every other stitch using this method.
And there you have it! Feel free to ask any questions, and I welcome observations and tips. And if you can, don’t forget to show me your finished project!